Tomorrow's Cures Today? How to Reform the Health Research System

By Donald R. Forsdyke | Go to book overview
Save to active project

Contents
Preface
ix
Acknowledgments
xv
About the Author
xvii
1 The Credulity of Kings: How Research Is Marketed
1
2 The Slaughter of the Innocents: Diphtheria
9
3 On Giraffes and Peer Review: How We Got into this Mess
17
4 The Origins of the Clonal Selection Theory of Immunity: A Case Study for Evaluation in Science
25
5 Huxley and the Philosopher's Wife: Another Case History in Evaluation in Science
35
6 Alas, We Are No Longer at School! Teacher Review and Peer Review Are Different
55
7 Damage-Limitation or Superelitism? The Case for a Sliding Scale of Funding
65
8 Promise or Performance as the Basis for Distribution of Research Funds
71
9 A Systems Analyst with AIDS asks about the Research Funding System
83
10 How a Systems Analyst with AIDS would Reform Research Funding
91
11 Not Cricket
99
12 Pavlovian Effects
111
13 Partnership with the Drug Industry?
123
14 Prospects for Reform?
131
References
139
Index
157

-vii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Tomorrow's Cures Today? How to Reform the Health Research System
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 172

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?